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Blogger DubV  |  4/23/2013 11:15 PM  |  Flag  
This is awful. We aren't even to the time of year where these attacks seem most common.

Blogger bitbypit  |  4/23/2013 11:47 PM  |  Flag  
Since 2005, by the end of April of each year, there are on average 10 U.S. dog bite fatalities. What is unusual about this year is that pit bulls and their mixes are responsible for all of the deaths.

Blogger Sputnik2009  |  4/24/2013 3:28 AM  |  Flag  
Yet another child killed by the pit bull people's 'nanny dog' lies.

Blogger vintage  |  4/24/2013 4:08 AM  |  Flag  
This little girl was the 28th American killed by a pit bull in the past 365 days.

Despite the worthless, breed neutral assurances from the dog lobby, the fatalities and the serious maulings are accelerating.


Blogger snarky  |  4/24/2013 8:00 AM  |  Flag  

i could be wrong but i think the chihuahua DBRF still stands at zero .

Blogger Decatur AL livin nt to 4 pits  |  4/24/2013 8:57 AM  |  Flag  
WOW! 28th killed in 365 days by a pit bull....I haven't seen anything about this on national tv....but yesterday I saw a long segment of Fox news about a boy that got attacked by an alligator in Florida. The child could stand and talk and their were pictures of his scratches, contusions and lacerations. I wanted to scream through the tv somehow, "DO YOU KNOW HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE BEEN MAULED BY PIT BULLS AND ROTTWEILERS JUST THIS WEEK IN THE US?"

Blogger PutMeInCharge4OneDay  |  4/24/2013 9:19 AM  |  Flag  
Poor baby.

I was just at a Pet Expo this last weekend.

Two of the pit bull booths has large signs that read "Nanny Dog"

People just like to be spoon fed "information" and I am shocked that anyone with half a brain cell would believe it.

Blogger Your Quiet Neighbor  |  4/24/2013 10:27 AM  |  Flag  
For those attending pet expos, download some of the safety flyers that are available on this site. Then share them around the expo.

Blogger PutMeInCharge4OneDay  |  4/24/2013 3:27 PM  |  Flag  
Your Quiet Neighbor I had not even thought of that.

I will print things up for next year when I attend.

This particular Pet Expo I attended had 30,000 paid attendees last year. It seemed larger this year.

I would love a Dog Bite Org booth to be at something like that with that kind of exposure. The average pet person needs to know the truth about these monsters.

OpenID truthbird  |  4/24/2013 4:44 PM  |  Flag  
Backyard BREEEEEEDers, at least in the past.

Gee, wonder if they ever got Brutus (the attacker) neutered? If so, I guess he didn't calm down...

OpenID truthbird  |  4/24/2013 5:08 PM  |  Flag  
What happened to the female pit bull -- this woman refers to plural dogs.

Neighbors say they complained about the dog before. "My children, I have three boys here at home, I have seven nieces and nephews that go over to visit their grandmother," Neighbor Kristen Cleverley said. "They're not allowed to be outside when the dogs are outside."

Blogger vintage  |  4/25/2013 3:24 AM  |  Flag  

In the interest of fairness and in light of the boy being killed in Georgia yesterday, I must correct myself:

There have been 29 Americans killed by Pit Bulls in the past 365days.


Blogger Your Quiet Neighbor  |  4/25/2013 12:23 PM  |  Flag  
If you're a neighbor complaining about this type of dog, make sure that you complain to:

1. The owner of the property. Do so in writing. Certified mail, return receipt requested.

2. Your public officials. If you're calling the police or animal control, get the case number. You'll need it in case something happens.

The above are meant to start a paper trail. It's hard to say "We didn't know that the dog was a problem!" when such a trail exists.

Blogger Alyssa Downing  |  4/25/2013 1:30 PM  |  Flag  
From sleuthing on her FB page, she also has young children....not wise to keep a pit bull named Brutus when you have small kids...dummy.

Blogger DubV  |  4/26/2013 1:38 AM  |  Flag  
This news report has been circulated widely. If you search this or a related report, you will find 1,000s of nutter comments to peruse.

OpenID truthbird  |  4/26/2013 2:03 AM  |  Flag  
Are you referring to the couple's known dangerousness of the dog (which was even evident on the 2009 FB post)? There was more today. Her husband is disgusting, reprehensible. (and don't forget who his dad is, or at least live-in relative, this mega loser: http://on.fb.me/11IS7ye)

Blogger PutMeInCharge4OneDay  |  4/26/2013 10:11 AM  |  Flag  
This morning as I read this article on Fox News about the defeat of a criminal background check on folks that want pit bulls, Rottweilers and Mastiffs, I could not help but wonder if this baby would have been saved had something like this been in place.

As well as in the other recent babysitter pit bull fatality.


Blogger Cindy Maylene  |  12/07/2014 3:36 PM  |  Flag  

Blogger Colleen Lynn  |  2/13/2015 10:38 AM  |  Flag  
This criminal trial has (again) been rescheduled. March 18, 2015

"12th continuance pushes Wright trial back to March 18 -- The trial of a 26-year-old Prairie City woman charged with child endangerment in the 2013 dog-mauling death of 4-year-old Jordyn Arndt was rescheduled for the twelfth time..."


Blogger Zoanne Smith  |  7/17/2015 11:47 PM  |  Flag  
My father, a mail carrier, was killed by three pit bulls in 1981 while delivering mail in Southern California. I guess because of this, I have always kept up with these types of horrible deaths. It's so many, and so very sad. I hate when people try to argue that it is only the fault of the owner and how they are raised. That can be a part of it but people have too know. These dogs have been purposely bred to be more and more aggressive. It is in their nature like any wild animal. Anyone that owns one should know that like a wild animal they can turn on you or someone else at any time. They just seen to look past all of the evidence of this and say, "not my dog! Mine is different" until it's not and it attacks or kills. These people need to be prosecuted just as anyone that wields a loaded weapon does and someone dies.

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